msutequilaman (84) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JAN 22, 2006
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Looks like root beer with a nice head. Pretty smooth, only a little bitterness. Some smoky hops. Nice finish. A good cold-weather quaff.
BREWMUSKCLES (2548) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
it is complex with tree bark malt like flavor a waft of old ale fruit and some nut. moderate body and mouth feel i liked this beer. not really spicy to the senses. some softness to the carbonation and a lingering somewhat bitter finish. perhaps a touch of steel.
TXBadger (2496) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a reddish brown color with ivory colored head. Caramel malts, spice, and some light yeast on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with spice and malt.
HighlanderOne (1223) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from bottle. Aroma of roasted malt and herbs. Good lookin clear mahogany with big lacing head. Spices, herbs and piney hops dominate flavor. Caramel malt as well - could use more. Tea notes. Herbs and spices linger in aftertaste. Could be a great one with some tweaks.
paultheguru (644) - Parker, Colorado, USA - DEC 26, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A: snifter. pours a perfect mahogany, reddish brown, with a supple white head. moderate head retention, with a faint amount of lacing.
S: almost a potpourri bouquet. Malty and flowery. sweet, yet very floral.
T: initial taste doesnít surprise me that it is brewed by Shipyard. sweet malts with a hoppy floral flavor. tastes like a malty garden.
M: very smooth and crisp. decent palate but not overbearing.
D: very drinkable. good session winter brew, even at 7.2%
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 7, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Casco Bay Brewing Company--Old Port Winter Ale--2002 12 oz. Bottle. 7.20% 45 IBUís. (4.5 / 5.0) Winter Ale--Malt of the Earth Selection. Clear bright thin copper amber color. Lacy white head. Spicy floral piney malty light toasted hop front. Sweet rich caramel toasted mild earthy black cherry body. Tasty toasted tangy hop end. Sampled 12/26/2002.
Casco Bay Brewing Company--Casco Bay Old Port Winter Ale--2006 12 oz. Bottle. 6.60% ABV--25 IBUís. (4.0 / 5.0) Beer of the Month Club Selection January, 2006. Tan lacy head. Hazed rich dark amber color. Malty mild spice hop front. Semi sweet thick creamy toasted toffee caramel butter fruit malty mild Winter spice body. Sweet mild hop coriander end. OK. Sampled 4/1/2006.
Casco Bay Brewing Company Casco Bay Winter Ale--Old Port Ale--2008 12 oz. Bottle. 6.50% ABV--34 IBUís. Beer of the Month Club Selection February, 2008.
Palidor19 (3151) - Brandon, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Strong alcohol flavor, tasty malts with with some bitterness.
a lovely brown color with a creamy head.
nick76 (4372) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The aroma is malty and nutty with caramel and hops. The appearance is deep amber with a mall head. The taste is like the aroma with an astringent finish. The palate is smooth but not thick. Overall I think itís a fine beer but itís too astringent for me.
6ROW (461) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
copper to red pour with small white head.sweet aroma of malt and molasses. astringrnt alcoholic taste with bitter finish.
oh6gdx (25224) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled@Bishops Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Deep amber colour, mediumsized beige head, some lace. Aroma is caramel, US hops and some dark berries. Flavour is hops, malts, caramel and some slight glueish notes.
mcox90 (1889) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 1, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle. Pours aan amber golden color with a small off white head. Aroma is slightly spicey with malt. Medium bodied on the tongue with an average amount of carbonation. Taste is caramel with citrus hops. Finishes bitter.